Friday, 23 February, 2018

White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping
Preston Stone | 07 June, 2017, 00:08

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday asserted that President Donald Trump's tweets are considered "official" White House statements.

"And when I'm needed, I'll step in", Sanders said.

She was asked about President Donald Trump 's tweeted statements about his executive order restricting travel and his jabs at London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack that killed seven people in the city. "Former communications director Mike Dubke resigned on Friday".

"He's here today", Sanders said, clearly hoping the exchange would end right there. "Did you guys ever ask any of the other deputy press secretaries when they were here?"

"He is taking on a little bit of extra duty at this point", Huckabee said of Spicer's role.

Sanders responded regarding Spicer's position, "It's probably upgraded at this point due to..."

That won't be enough to dash their hopes of more Trump live-tweeting as Comey answers questions in re whether he really did, as Trump has claimed to NBC News' Lester Holt, assure Trump he was not under investigation, ask to have dinner with Trump because he wanted to hang on to his job, etc. Border tax proposal at death's door MORE (D-N.Y.) moments after the press briefing ended.

Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant and a national security adviser to the president, on Monday firmly stated Trump's tweets should not equate to statements of substance or administration policy.

Earlier, Spicer also defended the content of Trump's messages on Twitter, pointing out their effectiveness during the 2016 campaign. Senate has only confirmed 39.

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